Bug 1617808 (CVE-2005-3257) - CVE-2005-3257 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2005-3257 security flaw
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2005-3257
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2018-08-16 04:45 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:54 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 04:45:17 UTC


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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 04:45:09 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 16:31:37 UTC
MITRE description:

The VT implementation (vt_ioctl.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.12, and possibly other versions including 2.6.14.4, allows local users to use the KDSKBSENT ioctl on terminals of other users and gain privileges, as demonstrated by modifying key bindings using loadkeys.


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